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California InsightsEmployee Spotlight
July 26, 2018

Meet Marc Robinson – California Branch Manager, Motorcycle Enthusiast, and Chicken Whisperer

It's no secret to everyone at DV... that Marc Robinson, our Transflora-California Branch Manager, is an enormous wealth of knowledge.  It even goes well beyond…
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California Insights
August 29, 2016

Filling it in!

Although California always has a good assortment of filler flowers, Summer is the time of year that farmers have the widest range. The summers long…
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California Insights
July 26, 2016

Hot summer nights!

As we have discussed in earlier posts California farmers have to deal with many different weather conditions. During the summer that can involve lower than…
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California Insights
July 12, 2016

Location, location, location!

California always brings to mind beaches, sun and hot weather! One might be surprised to find out that many regions in California are quite temperate and rarely hot…
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California Insights
June 21, 2016

Lilies in Bloom

After looking at dahlias in our last CA Insights post we thought that lilies deserved the spotlight this week! Although they are a more common…
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California Insights
June 8, 2016

Dahlia Daze!

Summer is here and so are the dahlias! Dahlias were once thought of as solely a garden flower. Over the past decade they have become…
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California Insights
May 26, 2016

Farmers challenges

Our conversation this week will focus on sharing some of the challenges our California flower farmers have to face. Although the first thing that comes…
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California Insights
May 4, 2016

Transitions

Our discussion for CA Insights this week will be 'transitions'... As we approach the summer, the flower business is in the midst of many transitions.…
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California Insights
April 19, 2016

Mother’s Day is coming!

As Mother's Day is drawing near our growers are putting the final touches on making sure they will deliver the best flowers possible. Keeping with…
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California Insights
April 5, 2016

Field Flowers

Field crop of stock in Lompoc, California   Harvesting and grading stock in the field   Matsumoto Asters growing under hoop in Oxnard, California  …
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California Insights
March 29, 2016

The Cold Chain

This week in CA insights we wanted to talk about the 'cold chain'. You have most certainly heard that term used through the years but…
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California Insights
March 22, 2016

Introducing: California Insights

This is our first post for what will be weekly insights to the California flower experience. This week we have focused on sharing some pictures…
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